Quickie divorces

So within a few months of launching Separate Together, I (yes, it’s Siobhan writing this blog) was featured on Kochie’s Business Builders. In the introduction, David Koche described Separate Together’s offerings as a “quickie divorce”. I was a little bit taken back because at the time, I didn’t intend to offer couples a quick-out to […]

Am I entitled to a property settlement?

The said-lifelong commitment of marriage effectively ‘entitles’ you and your partner to a property settlement. Basically, the relevant law (being the Family Law Act 1975) says that a Court can change how you and your partner hold property if you’re married. What however, that means in terms of the outcome of dividing the assets of […]

Important time limits in family law

If you are a de facto couple, you have two years from the date of separation to reach a financial agreement with your partner or commence Court proceedings seeking a property settlement. If you haven’t reached a financial agreement within the two-year period and you still want a property settlement, then you have to ask […]